Malware affecting thousands of office printers worldwide
Enid Burns for redOrbit.com Office printers across the US, India, Europe and South America are spewing out thousands of pages of nonsense, due to a malicious program called Milicenso. IT departments can't be happy, and neither can office managers who will have to place orders to restock paper supplies. Security firm Symantec wrote in a blog post that an outbreak of the Trojan.Milicenso has spread over the past two weeks, triggering massive print jobs typing up company resources. The hardest hit were businesses in the US and India, however certain regions in Europe and South America were also affected. Trojan.Milicenso was first noticed in 2010, and has been adapted many times to cause different outcomes; the most recent outcome being office printers. As Trojan.Milicenso is somewhat of a malware-for-hire, it's been used most recently to distribute adware to French speaking users and was reported as Adware.Eorezo. Delivery of the malicious program comes in many forms. In many cases computers will become inf
A piece of malware known as Trojan.Milicenso that originally surfaced in 2010 has been making a comeback over the past two weeks, primarily affecting office printers in the US, India, Europe ...
Mon 25 Jun 12 from Techspot
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Fri 22 Jun 12 from BBC Technology
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Thu 21 Jun 12 from Arstechnica
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Fri 22 Jun 12 from Techradar
Enid Burns for redOrbit.com Office printers across the US, India, Europe and South America are spewing out thousands of pages of nonsense, due to a malicious program called Milicenso. IT departments ...
Sat 23 Jun 12 from RedOrbit
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